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In 2013, a bunch of Denman Island artists became intrigued with almost all the significant arcana cards of the tarot deck.

This fascination resulted in inspiration, that led to collaboration also to creation. Any Tarot Journey, a new multi-genre theatre production playing in 3 Comox Valley venues this January, is the 2nd offering via this diverse along with innovative team.

A Tarot Journey will be not only for tarot enthusiasts, says artistic director Laurie Montemurro. Since the cards are usually profound along with aesthetically-rich symbols which embody the essential forces driving human nature, they offer fascinating thematic material. The Particular result is a display that is accessible for you to everyone interested in story, archetype, human dynamics, and the approach existence and also artwork interact.

The tarot is actually a indicates in order to explain our individual journey each as well as every journey holding its beauty along with grief, light and also dark, and joy and desire. We're celebrating the characteristics with the journey within the performances. Audience members may have their particular journey via the particular tarot, and also the demonstrate will develop a forum with regard to thought and also questions about art and life, says Montemurro.

Many individuals will be acquainted with two- along with three-dimensional tarot deck images, such since the classic Rider-Waite deck, Salvador Dalis 78 paintings and also Niki de Saint Phalles contemporary sculpture garden inside Tuscany.

This show adds any fourth dimension to the tarot performance.

Montemurro is no stranger for you to tarot-inspired theatre, having co-produced and also directed your sold-out present Tarot Windows in 2014 that will featured Sudasi Gardners hand-painted quilts. a Tarot Journey can be not truly a sequel however rather an entirely new production, providing any various vision and format, as well as an original set of stunning tarot card images created particularly for this demonstrate through visual and also performing artist Roxanne Cowles-MacPhail, who in addition co-directs.

The performance opens along with Fool upon stage, her curiosity as well as capacity with regard to amusement any reflection of the audiences own. she causes us to be laugh as the girl invites us for you to witness her tarot card reading. Every card will be delivered to lifestyle with a performer, that interprets it in dance, movement, theatre, poetry or even song. Every interaction provides the Fool along with options for you to guidebook her own destiny.

The mood is as easy as turns musical and also poetic, confrontational and also comic, as well as the general sense can be certainly 1 of slightly surreal anticipation, as we await whatever messages the actual next card might reveal. This kind of is significantly just like our journey through life, which is one purpose the particular tarot has provided, and also will continue to provide, a great deal inspiration for artists.

As the particular sculptor Niki de Saint Phalle wrote, I'm convinced the cards include a significant message The Particular tarot cards possess offered me any answer to far better knowing my spiritual life also to dealing with lifes problems.

Join us pertaining to performances this January on Denman Island, inside Courtenay, plus Cumberland. The Actual performance routine is as follows:

Denman Island, 8 p.m., Jan. 23, in the Neighborhood Hall

Courtenay 8 p.m.,Friday Jan. 29, in the old Church Theatre, 755 Harmston Ave.

Cumberland, eight p.m., Jan. 30, from Studio Live, 2679 Beaufort St.

For a lot more details, visit or even call Sussan Thomson from 250-897-8350.

Show is acceptable regarding ages 16+.